Author, "The Secrets of Retailing, Or: How to Beat Wal-Mart!" CEO/President and Founder DollarDays International, Inc. America’s Suppliers, Inc. With more than 30 years in the retail and wholesale industry, Marc Joseph is the founder of DollarDays International, a premiere online wholesaler that helps small businesses compete against larger enterprises by offering more than 260,000 high-value goods at closeout and wholesale prices close to those at which large chains purchase the same merchandise. Products sold through the site are the same kind of categories if you walked into a Macy’s, Target or Wal-Mart. Joseph is confident that the Internet is the next channel for distribution of wholesale and closeout products. DollarDays has over 2.5 Million registered users and averages over 1,100 new customers a day registering with DollarDays. Joseph also is the author of "The Secrets of Retailing or How to Beat Wal-Mart!" (SilverBack Books). In "The Secrets of Retailing," Joseph provides expert advice to independent retailers of all sizes on everything from the psychology of buying and the hiring of great employees, to working successfully with vendors and promoters as well as how to expand their business using the Internet. In addition to explaining all the nuts and bolts of setting up a successful retail business, "The Secrets of Retailing" also provides a step-by-step prescription on how small businesses can compete against chain stores. Joseph’s has helped to build some of America’s most known retail stores including Federated Department Stores, Crown Books, and Bills, a chain of variety stores headquartered in Jackson, Miss. He also helped ignite the dollar store trend as the General Merchandise Manager in Everything’s A Dollar stores chain. Joseph also started another innovative chain for EAD, the $5 & $10 stores, locating the chain’s stores next to Everything’s A Dollar Stores to ensure traffic and offer price-conscious customers additional retail options. Most recently Joseph started a chain of hair salons in Arizona and built it up to 11 stores before selling them to devote full time to DollarDays. Mr. Joseph earned his Bachelor of Administration in Marketing with a Finance Minor from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He lives in Phoenix with his wife and four children.